Candied Bacon

Candied Bacon

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Chef John 21659

"This makes a great party snack."

Ingredients

55 m servings 187 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 10.4 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 9.2 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 577 mg
  • 23%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Mix brown sugar, rice vinegar, maple syrup, and black pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Place bacon slices on cooling rack set over a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, turn slices, and bake another 5 minutes.
  5. Remove bacon and brush both sides with brown sugar mixture. Return bacon to the oven and bake another 5 minutes. Repeat basting every 5 minutes until bacon is browned and crisp, about 35 minutes.
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Candied bacon is exactly right! It took an hour to get to the point of doneness in my photo, and that was turning it up for the last 15 minutes. I did everything that was listed in the recipe, ...

Double this recipe or you will cry because you run out of delicious candied bacon and you will want MORE! Any thick cut bacon works great. I followed another reviewer's tip of doubling the maple...

Double the maple syrup mixture and use the bacon Chef John uses because it lays flat nicely and you won't run out of the mixture when you coat the bacon every 5 minutes; Other wise, not bad.